Net Neutrality: What It is, Why It Matters and How It Affects the U.S.
Over the past year, much of the news has been filled with articles about net neutrality. With the Federal Communications Commission’s recent repeal of net neutrality, many Americans have been scratching their heads trying to understand what net neutrality really is, why it matters and how it affects them.Well we’ve got you covered. Though net neutrality rules are not currently in effect the United States, there is still continued debate over its impact on society, the regulatory future and more. The following guide will help you navigate those persistent conversations with ease.What is Net Neutrality?The term was first coined in Tim Wu’s 2003 paper titled, “Network Neutrality, #broadband Discrimination.” It was his argument that a level playing field among #internet applications was needed to (...)